Community Zero Emissions Grants


The Community Zero Emissions Grants Program provides funding to eligible community groups and sponsored individuals to lead initiatives which support the ACT’s transition to net zero emissions by 2045 at the latest. The grants will be delivered through annual targeted rounds with $550,000 of funding available over four years. Up to $25,000 (excluding GST) will be available to eligible applicants.

Future Rounds

The next round of the Community Zero Emissions Grants Program is scheduled to launch in mid-2020. Further information will be made available closer to the date; however, the Grant Guidelines from Round Three are provided below for reference.

Round Three Grant Guidelines

Round Three – Successful Projects

The priority areas for Round Three of the Program are transport and transitioning away from gas. On 27 September 2019, Minister Rattenbury announced funding for the following seven successful projects.

Round Two – Successful Projects

Round Two of the Program in 2018/19 targeted innovative projects across the energy, transport, building, land use and waste sectors that focus on improved sustainability and environmental outcomes, along with effective engagement with the community. On 27 August 2018 Minister Rattenbury announced funding for the following seven successful projects.

More information

If you would like any further information please phone us on 13 22 81 or email actsmart@act.gov.au.

Acknowledgement of Country

We wish to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.